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Tip 1) Find your real interest in learning Spanish.
One of the first questions we ask our students is this: Why are you learning Spanish? Everyone’s reason for learning Spanish is different. These may vary among romance, professional career, hobby, cultural interaction... Tip 1) Find your real interest in learning Spanish.
Tip 2) Start with the easy parts of Spanish.
Like any new content you need to learn, it is easy to get overwhelmed if you start from the most complicated part . Tip 2) Start with the easy parts of Spanish.
Tip 3) Don´t waste your time trying to translate each and every word.
Sometimes, it is much easier if you can relax and accept things just the way they are. When learning Spanish you are also learning how Spanish speakers think and because it is a cultural issue, there might be ideas that do not translate in your mother tongue. Tip 3) Don´t waste your time trying to translate each and every word.
Tip 4) Get involved in Cultural situations.
As we mentioned before, learning a language means learning from the culture that has created it. The more you get involved in cultural situations, the better you will understand and feel the need for each new word. Tip 4) Get involved in Cultural situations.
Tip 5) Develop your listening skills naturally.
Develop your listening skills naturally and bridge the phonetics barriers. Whether you are in an immersion program or not, you have many possibilities to expose yourself to Spanish sounds, let´s see how: Tip 5) Develop your listening skills naturally.
Tip 6) Keep your phrase book fed by native speakers.Pay attention when a native Spanish speaker is speaking and try to get notes... these notes will be much useful and real than most Spanish phrasebooks. Tip 6) Keep your phrase book fed by native speakers.
Tip 7) Make Spanish part of your everyday life.
Switch your computer, google preferences, cell phone and other electronics into Spanish. It might be difficult at first, but you’ll maximize your time learning new words and phrases when you are using (needing) them.Tip 7) Make Spanish part of your everyday life.
Tip 8) Label objects around you. he more you see one word the faster you will memorize it. You can get a pad of sticky notes and label common objects at home. Every time you go near a labeled item repeat that word out loud. You will never forget important words like "el baño" or “la sal” again. Tip 8) Label objects around you.